The B Side: Intern Sushi

photo credit: internsushi.com

As a small business owner, you know that if you want to grow your business you’re going to need help.  And, as your business grows it will become increasingly harder for you to play the role of CEO, CFO, Creative Director, Executive Assistant, Personal Assistant AND Office Manager.

But when it comes to help, the reality for many small business owners is that hiring a staff of full-time employees just isn’t a reality.  If your budget doesn’t allow for full-time staff, I’ve found  interns to be a very useful and fulfilling alternative.  The question then becomes, where does one find the right talent for his or her business needs?.

Enter, Intern Sushi.

Intern Sushi reinvents the internship application and hiring process to connect the brightest and most talented interns with leading companies in the hardest-to-break-into industries.  The site replaces the traditional paper resume with a digital profile and showcases an internship application dashboard, which tracks every step of the application and hiring process. With an array of organizational and time-saving features, Intern Sushi simplifies, accelerates and elevates traditional hiring procedures.

A statement on their website explains the philosophy behind the name :  It’s simple. The attributes of a great intern match the attributes of sushi. When you choose a sushi restaurant you often consider quality, variety, presentation, sophistication and innovation. You never see a messy plate of sushi. We stress the importance of being raw and transparent to display exactly who you are and what you can do. We encourage interns to be picky about where they intern and companies about who they hire.

Intern Sushi is currently in beta version and sign up for hiring companies is free but there’s no telling how long it will remain that way so create your company’s online profile today!

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